Ruptured lead piping excavated  by Irish Water. File photograph: Frank Miller

Irish Water has been accused of “appalling neglect and a breach of contract” over keeping households on a boil water notice for almost a full calendar(...)

The rate of US coal industry’s decline under Donald Trump has been much steeper than it was under Obama. Photograph: Saul Loeb/AFP via Getty Images

Paradise is lost again. The late, great John Prine wrote a lament about the place in western Kentucky where his parents came from. It is actually call(...)

Environmental groups have called for a nationwide ban on all smoky fuels, including peat and wood

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has called for a nationwide ban on the burning of smoky fuels in its annual air quality report. Dr Ciara Mc(...)

Since 2018, more than 620 appeals against planting or harvesting trees have been taken. Photograph: Serdar Yorulmaz/iStock

Trees suck carbon dioxide from the atmosphere and fix it in their wood. Planting more trees to store carbon must be a key part of our efforts to tackl(...)

A woman walks through flood water in Cork city, February 2014. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Ireland’s climate is likely to change dramatically by 2050, with the eastern region worst affected by higher temperatures, according to the most detai(...)

Dense smoke shrouds a petrol station in Berry Creek, California, USA, September 11th 2020. Photograph: Peter Da Silva/EPA

Dangerously dirty air caused by wildfires on the west coast of the United States is seeping into homes and businesses, into cars through air condition(...)

Located on the east coast of England, Sizewell C is to contain two reactor units generating 3,340MW of power, enough for about six million homes. Stock image: iStock

The Government has said it is satisfied a proposed €22.5 billion nuclear power plant in the UK does not pose a threat to Ireland. The Irish public h(...)

Ammonia gas – a nitrogen-based compound – is released during slurry spreading

Going vegan, buying organic, eating locally produced meat and dairy are all seen as ways consumers can help protect the environment, boost animal welf(...)

Fingal County Council  has lifted ‘do not swim’ notices at  Rush North, Skerries South,  Velvet Strand  and Loughshinny beach (above). Photograph: Fingal Co Co

A swimming ban has been lifted on four beaches in north Dublin but remains in place for the Front Strand in Balbriggan. Fingal County Council said on(...)

Donald Trump with a map of a previously projected path of Hurricane Dorian. He used a marker pen to erroneously claim the hurricane would strike southeastern Alabama. File photograph: Michael Reynolds/EPA

Founded in 1969 by scientists and students at MIT, the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCI) has been particularly busy of late. Since US president Dona(...)

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